River Bend Lodge Accommodation in Addo Elephant Park, Eastern Cape

River Bend Lodge

5 Star Game Lodge at Riverbend Lodge, Addo / Addo Elephant Park, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Show on Map

  • Property TypeGame Lodge
  • Guests16
  • Units/Rooms8

About River Bend Lodge

Tranquility, luxury and exquisite cuisine describe the gracious living at the River Bend Lodge in the Eastern Cape. The 5 star lodge is situated within the 14 000 hectare private Nyati Concession of the Addo Elephant Park, which is home to the Big 5 and over 300 species of bird. This is Africa at its best - a perfect balance between the Eastern Cape bush and the sheer elegance of fine country life in a malaria free zone.


Unwind, relax and enjoy incredible tranquility and privacy in one of our 8 luxurious stand alone suites. All the suites are air conditioned and equipped with ceiling fans, electronic safes, mini bar, satellite TV, hair dryer and bathroom en-suite with separate bath and shower.

Room Types

Luxury Suites
The lodges 7 Luxury Suites, each elegant, spacious and individually decorated which lead out onto a private patiofrom where guests can soak up the scents and sounds of the bushveld. Suites with inter-leading doors are available for families.

Honeymoon Suite
The Honeymoon Suite is the ultimate in luxury and offers complete privacy and tranquility for newlyweds. The honeymoon suite has an outdoor shower, plunge pool, garden and private patio where romantic candle-lit dinners can be served.


Great care is taken in preparing delicious meals, taken in the attractive dining room with views over the surrounding countryside. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink in the beautifully furnished lounge area or on the patio overlooking the Cockscomb and Zuurberg Mountains. Children are welcome, and there is even a special menu for them, while adults can look forward to a 5 course dinner.


Activities are tailored to suit guest’s interests and restful schedule; they include personalised game-drives, wine tasting, walking with giraffes, guided walks, tracking courses, birding, bush picnics and mountain hikes.


River Bend Lodge is an ideal photographic destination and employs an in-house professional photographer to help guests further their photographic knowledge and skills during their stay.


River Bend Lodge is a true family destination. All children are welcome and special care is taken to ensure that children of all ages have a truly memorable experience. Separate game drives for families are available.


• Swimming pool, lounge, dining room, library and bar
• Home to the Big 5 and over 300 species of bird
• Situated within the Addo Elephant National Park
• Within an hour of Port Elizabeth

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In Room / Unit

  • = in all rooms
  • = in some rooms
  • Additional bed / mattress
  • Air-conditioning
  • Area information booklet
  • Bar fridge
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathroom (en-suite)
  • Bathroom towels supplied
  • Beach towels supplied
  • Bed linen supplied
  • Children: cot, highchair, etc.
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Desk
  • DVD player
  • Fan(s)
  • Fireplace
  • Hairdryer
  • Heater(s)
  • International plug point(s)
  • Internet connection (dial up)
  • Internet connection (wireless)
  • Iron / trouser press
  • Mini- / courtesy bar
  • Patio / verandah / balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe for valuables
  • Smoking: allowed
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Telephone (direct dial)
  • Television (with satellite)
  • Wheelchair Friendly

On Site

  • Air-conditioning
  • Business facilities
  • Child friendly (all ages)
  • Childcare / babysitting service
  • Complimentary newspapers
  • Garden(s)
  • Guest lounge with TV
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Laundry service
  • Parking (undercover)
  • Smoking: in demarcated areas
  • Swimming pool
  • Wake up calls

Food & Drink

  • Bar (fully licenced)
  • Braai / barbeque (BBQ)
  • Complimentary tea / coffee
  • Room service


  • Free Wi-Fi


  • Airport transfers
  • Tour assistance


Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA)
AA Quality Assured Accommodation SuperiorHand Picked by SA-Venues.comRecommended on TripAdvisor

  • Tonight from
  • ZAR 5600
  • per unit per nightbased on 2 persons

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Quick Facts

GPS location
Latitude: -33.426021
Longitude: 25.753350

Closest airport(s)
Port Elizabeth Airport - 70km

Children policy
Children of all ages are welcome, a cot is available on request.

Check-in/out times
Check-in from 14h00
Check-out by 11h00

Exceptions to check-in/out times may be arranged, please enquire.

Listed on SA-Venues.com
January 2001 - 3 Reviews

Travellers' Reviews

River Bend was the highlight of a three week trip from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth. I should like to commend all the staff for their freindliness and...

Janet, paris

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